• Short Summary

    New amphibian landing-craft, after test, are sent to Solomon Islands. On arrival they land stores?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Yanks on move in Pacific

    SOLOMON ISLANDS: Guadalcanal:
    EXT
    Barges in line with troops through water
    Barges with troops coming out of water and up onto beach (amphibious landing craft)
    Barge with troops coming out or water and up onto beach
    Line of barges with troops along beach
    Close shot of boats on deck of ship on way to Guadalcanal
    Barges being lowered from ship
    Barges being lowered from ship into water
    Close shot of barge in water moving away with kitbags
    Barge under way to land
    Barge towards preparing to land on beach
    Barge landing on Guadalcanal beach
    Bombs being carried past Fortress on trailer
    'Moby Dick' on Fortress bomber aircraft
    'Seafood Mama' on Fortress
    'Hells Angel' on Fortress
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of ten Fortresses in air
    Background: New amphibian landing-craft, after test, are sent to Solomon Islands. On arrival they land stores for offensive, whilst big bombers start fierce preparative blitz on Japanese shipping.

    (WW2, World War II, military aircraft, United States of America; Munitions and Armaments; Ships and Boats; Navy - Active; Airforce - Active; World War II in the Far East)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5Q1VUJODC46O42WGQ7USIXQRO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Q1VUJODC46O42WGQ7USIXQRO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    SOLOMON ISLANDS / DEFENCE: Second World War: Americans on move in Pacific SOLOMON ISLANDS / DEFENCE: Second World War: Americans on move in Pacific

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